Yogyakarta.  Efforts to control dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) using Wolbachia Aedes aegypty is currently being tested in the city of Yogyakarta.  This method has previously been applied in Bantul and Sleman with satisfactory results.

The launch of this program is marked with the symbolic placement of buckets containing eggs of Wolbachia Aedes aegypty in one of the houses in Tegalrejo village by the Director General of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Dr. Muhammad Dimyati and the Chairman of Board of Trustee of Yayasan Tahija, Dr. Sjakon G. Tahija, Sp.M on 31st August 2016.